UNIT 2

Starry Singapore

Landscapes & Dreams

Lesson 2

Learning Activity 1

Vincent van Gogh is one of the world’s most famous painters. Although most people know the name Vincent van Gogh today, when he was alive, he was not very famous at all. It was only after his death that people started to admire his unique style and today, he has become one of the most successful painters in history.  Let's read this beautiful story written and illustrated by Gwen Yip

Starry Night (1889)

Vincent van Gogh

Learning Activity 2

Vincent van Gogh's Starry Night is arguably one of the most famous paintings in the entire world. Let's travel to the Museum of Modern Art in New York to find out more about all the questions, myths, and science behind this iconic work of art! 

Share Your Learning 

Think of one interesting thing  you have learnt about the painting from the video.

You can craft your answer using the Thinking Routine, "I used to think.... But now I think..."

Share your thoughts with a partner.

Art Challenge

Let's zoom in on the artwork.

Which parts of the painting do you find most interesting? What shapes, lines and textures do you see?

Draw out 4 differents parts of the artwork that you like the most.

Duration: 

20 minutes

Materials: 

- Paper

- Pencils

- Marker

Starry Night (1889)

Vincent van Gogh